EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings are back from a painful road trip. Not only did the Vikings lose the lead Sunday in Baltimore three times in the fourth quarter for another last-second loss, they saw star running back Adrian Peterson and several others suffer significant injuries. Peterson said he is planning on playing Sunday against Philadelphia, but it was too early to determine his status.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The NFL has contacted the Minnesota Vikings about some questioned calls by the officials in Sunday's game at Baltimore. Coach Leslie Frazier says he received an unsolicited phone call from the league about some of the rulings Sunday, when the Vikings lost 29-26. Frazier declined to specify whether the NFL apologized for mistakes by referee Peter Morelli's crew, but he said "the fact that they called should give you an indication of how they felt about" the game.
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MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey appeals court has refused to hear arguments by Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf that his family's net worth should be kept private. The Wilfs have long kept their finances private even as the family won public subsidies to build a new stadium for their National Football League franchise. The appeals court allowed their net worth to remain sealed until a final judgment is issued in the lawsuit.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Timberwolves small forward Corey Brewer has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season.The incident occurred late in the first quarter of Minnesota's 103-82 loss to Miami on Saturday. Brewer was warned by the NBA last month for flopping. The league instituted a crackdown on the practice prior to last season.
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